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Xiomaro Debuts Photo Ceramics at Weir Farm National Historic Site

Connecticut’s Weir Farm National Historic Site will open its 2017 season with the debut exhibition “Photo Ceramics by Xiomáro:  An Homage to J. Alden Weir and the Tile Club,” a collection of photographs fused on black ceramic tiles by the…

New Video: “The Artist’s Experience” from 100 Years of Arts in the Parks

“The Artist’s Experience” offers reflections on the national park experience from composers, illustrators, installation artists, musicians, painters and sculptors: the sources of inspiration they find in parks, its deep impact on their work, and the power of art to alter our sense of a place.

“100 Years of Arts in the Parks” celebrates how artists inspired the creation of the national parks and are helping to re-imagine the parks today. Each of these short videos features an astonishing collection of art inspired by the national park system’s equally incredible range of natural, cultural and historic park sites. Art works were generously shared by more 150 artists and arts organizations from national parks across the country. We thank them all.